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Re: starship-design: a minor queston




In a message dated 3/21/98 3:07:44 PM, lindberg@olywa.net wrote:

>Whenever i see references to building colonies at the earth-moon
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>lagrangian points, they always seem to refer to "L5"  as opposed to the
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>other stable point L4.  is there a reason for this?  is one more stable
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>than the other? does one of them offer better asteroid protection
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>(trailing behind the moon, albiet by 60) are there other advantages? 
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>or is this just one of those things...
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>Nels Lindberg

Nope its just a habit people got into.

Kelly